Meet the team

We work with an outstanding team of over 100 industry professionals, who are registered as mentors for our Digital Camp, Digital Incubator and Digital Academy programmes.


Elena Branet

Founder & CEO

Elena Branet is passionate about connecting people, things and data in smart new ways. With over 25 years in technology,

Chi-Hung Foo

Programme Management

Chi-Hung Foo has more than 25 years of experience delivering large scale system implementation or business transformation

Mara Branet

Digital Communications

Mara is responsible for Digital Camp communications and student engagement. Outside of work, Mara enjoys travelling the world and yoga.

Richelle Nicole Xavier-Burton

Planning & Promotion

After graduating with a Physics Masters degree from University of Warwick, Richelle entered the world of tech by joining a graduate scheme

Laura Osborne

Planning & Promotion

Laura Osborn is a Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft and final-year degree apprentice in Digital Technology Solutions. She is extremely


Warwick Hill


Warwick is a serial entrepreneur with a 30 year track record building and exiting companies. He is currently Group CEO of Electricboxx – a

Richard Conway


Richard is CEO of Elastacloud, who are pioneers in data, helping world-leading enterprises to drive sustainable growth through breakthrough

Mike Staines

Founder and CTO of HUB

Mike is Founder and CTO of Hub technology group and design agency with over 20 years’

Charlie Jenkinson

World Class Schools Board Member

Charlie’s experience has spanned the maintained, independent and international education sectors. He has held various academic, pastoral

Kate Rosenshine

Global Technology Director, Strategic Partnerships – Digital Natives at Microsoft

Kate is a part of the Strategic Partnerships team at Microsoft, where she leads the Global Digital Native Technology team, focusing on the

Revital Marom

Marketing and business strategy executive

Revital Marom is a highly accomplished marketing and business strategy executive with a passion for entrepreneurship and innovation.


We are working with a team of researchers to test how digital education and purpose-driven programmes can impact academic resilience, performance and flow in young people as well as growth and development in mentors.

Dr. Jonathan Beale

Harvard University

Dr. Jonathan Beale FRSA is a peak performance coach, researcher, consultant, writer, keynote speaker and educator whose research focuses

Dr. Iro Konstaniou


Iro is Head Of Research at Eton College. She is experienced in qualitative and quantitative research with a demonstrated history of

Dr. Michael Mannino


Michael is Chief Science Officer at the Flow Research Collective. He also serves as Director of Programs at the Institute for Data Science

Digital Academy instructors

Larry Dutton


A senior strategy manager with extensive product management, technology & industry experience in network & cloud based services.

Andy Linham


Andy works in the Strategy team within Vodafone Business and is not only a senior leader in network engineering strategy, but also

Jane Pitt


Jane Pitt began her career as a script writer for a television production company, but her love of technology and problem-solving drove her to

Community support

We’re grateful for the amazing support from Vodafone, Microsoft, Elastacloud, Hub, and volunteers from the tech and business community. We are raising funds to enable us to launch an ongoing programme to support students to launch their own businesses.

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